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Letting Go with Guy Finley

Here is something that the world around us, as well as most of the parts within us have no interest in hearing: just because we are able to buy something — go somewhere, or do whatever is our pleasure — as, and when we feel like it — doesn’t mean that we should.

Perhaps you may ask, “But why not pursue what is in my power to give to myself? After all, what better thing can I do with my time on this earth than to do whatever I can to please myself?”

And the answer is: learn (how) to use your time to “buy” what is Timeless, because regardless how seemingly real or refined some pleasure or possession may feel to the self that covets it . . . there is nothing timeless about it . . . or the world of time in which both it — and we — appear only to pass.

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